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    Eat Your Way Around Ahmedabad

    I have been travelling to Ahmedabad since I was a little child and every trip has their own special memories. Any holiday is incomplete without food and on my many trips…

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    Food Souvenir – Bakarwadi from Pune

    Kayani Bakery’s Shrewsbury biscuits feature on almost every traveler’s must get hold off list when they visit Pune, but another Maharashtrian delicacy also deserves to feature besides it. Crispy, crunchy, spicy,…

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    Decoding The Gujarati Thali

    A Gujarati thali is like the great big Indian wedding – everything is over the top and in your face. It satiates you but leaves you also looking for the first…

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    Rogan Art from Kutch – A Gift For The Obamas

    When Prime Minister (PM) Narendra Modi met with the Obamas everything that he said, did, ate and gave (as gifts) was carefully scrutinized and widely discussed. Given that India is a…

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    Ultimate Vintage Luxury – The Galle Fort Hotel

    Louvered windows, a sloping terra-cotta roof and soaring potted palms – the Galle Fort hotel had already made an impression on us the minute we turned onto Church Street and set…

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    To Live Like A King – Aina Mahal, Bhuj

    Kings and queens, and their royal lives have always fascinated me! A visit to any palace or museum only stoke my interest in their mysterious lives – much admired, envied and…

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    Mohammad Ali Road Comes Alive – A Photo Story

    Come the holy of month of Ramadan and one cannot escape the buzz about Mohammad Ali road and the feasting that the area is witness too. I know people who travel…

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    Stop by at Kamats for a North Karnataka Meal

    I have lived for the most part of my life in the Southern part of India. And I have always assumed my knowledge of South Indian food (as food from the…

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    Brewing Art in Ipoh, Malaysia

    Just as I turn a corner on the streets of Ipoh in Malaysia, I lock eyes with an old man holding a cup of coffee. We held each other’s gaze. His…

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    In The By-Lanes Of Channapatna

    Protecting ourselves from a spray of sawdust, we watched with awe¬†as a craftsman shaped a rough block of wood into a spinning top within minutes. Then he carefully but swiftly applied…